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What data or examples support the primary data or argument?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 2:53pm
  • Green's argument regarding knowledges that lie outside the realm of monetization builds on work by Isabelle Stenger (“ the kinds of knowledge produced in the knowledge economy (where universities subsist in a particular relationship with capital, monetary logics, temporal logics, added value, and other controllables), are unable to deal with the unsettled, the unnameables, the ways of knowing that are part of life and care – in short, the aspects of knowledge and knowing that are not easily ‘thingified’” (7)
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What are some exemplary / important quotes from this work?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 2:51pm
  • “What aspects of knowledge lie outside the realm of monetarisation” (8)

  • “Beyond a knowledge politics of ‘cognitive justice’ and the TMTM that bear such a burden in the global race for World Intellectual Property and patents, could the possibilities for intellectual debate expand if the questions posed under the troubled banner of indigenous knowledge are reimagined as a debate about intellectual heritage, including that of modernity? Would publics find new spaces for re-tooling criticism and innovation?” (8)

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What is the primary narrative or argument put forward by this artifact?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 2:50pm
  • The current bifurcation between “IK” and “science” is not productive and does not facilitate the discussions that are needed on intellectual heritage or the relationship between sciences and coloniality.

  • The current South African policy on indigenous knowledge systems is heavily invested in the neoliberal knowledge economy.

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